Reports and Campaigns
Reports and campaigns:
19 April 2017
Over 900 carers quit every day last year in England
8 March 2017
Manchester Keep Our NHS Public has responded to a report in the Financial Times that "local [NHS] leaders are offering leading drugmakers, including GlaxoSmithKline, AstraZeneca, Pfizer and Novartis, access to Greater Manchester's sophisticated electronic patient record to test the real-world outcomes of their drugs".
15 February 2017
The latest government statistics show yet another record high in prison deaths and violence
8 February 2017
Thousands of workers at the Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE) were stripped of their defined benefit pension scheme on 1 February by AWE bosses Lockheed Martin, Jacobs and Serco.
23 November 2016
The fifth anniversary of the public sector pension strike allows an opportunity to reflect on the most significant and defining trade union struggle of the recent period.
16 November 2016
Feature about privatisation including: Casualisation in education, health service workers - a history of struggle and fighting trade unions - key to defending conditions.
2 November 2016
On 5 November trade unions and community campaigns will march together
28 September 2016
Just weeks after Jeremy Corbyn was taken to task by the media for highlighting overcrowding on trains under privatisation, more evidence has emerged of its effects.
21 September 2016
Rationing in the NHS is already widespread and dangerous. A recent Guardian survey found three in four doctors said they had seen care rationed.
7 September 2016
The burden of creating profits to pay faceless shareholders of a privatised Royal Mail continues to be laid at the feet of the workers. Under pressure managers regularly resort to bullying and harassment in order to achieve the savings.
24 August 2016
The Tories have handed the contract for the government's Equality Advisory and Support Service discrimination helpline to notorious privatisers G4S.
10 August 2016
Dozens of GP surgeries in England have had thousands of medical records appear late or not at all thanks to outsourcing giant Capita.
15 June 2016
This act aims to eliminate secure low cost housing
15 June 2016
Individual abusers must be dealt with. But recent incidents also show systemic failures that the increasingly under-resourced and privatised criminal justice system is incapable of addressing.
11 May 2016
For an independent workers' voice: The debate on European Union (EU) membership has been reduced in the establishment media to a clash between different wings of the Tory party. But what about if you're outside the 1% elite?
9 March 2016
The majority of trade unions support the idea of a so-called 'social Europe', but have often opposed, at least on paper, the reality of EU policies
9 March 2016
It's official: TTIP is bad for your health. Recent legal advice commissioned by general union Unite confirms corporate interests could use the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership to attack any government taking privatised parts of the NHS back into public ownership.
13 January 2016
Cuts, debt and exhaustion: The NHS deficit is rapidly worsening. Staff shortages in ambulance and community services mean more work falling on their shoulders.
6 January 2016
Reader's letter: When water was privatised, a lot of venture capitalists found that you can't actually run a public utility at a profit unless you dump some expensive, but vital, functions - like maintenance.
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